Mixing music is no simple job. It requires a good ear that can understand the overall mix and how well all elements coordinate with each other. With that said, there’s really nothing more frustrating than having to deal with a muddy mix. It takes the fun out of the song and drowns some of the […]
What Is The Difference Between A Loop And A Sample?
For music production, terms like samples and loops are something that are highly used. You may wonder what differentiates the two. Don’t worry, this post has you covered. so let’s get into it… What is the difference between a loop and a sample? A loop is a composition composed in a way that allows it […]
What Is A 360 Deal In The Music Industry?
Recording contracts are a huge part of the music industry business model. For record labels, record deals are a way to invest capital and reap a greater reward in the future. There are various types of record deals, one of these types of deals is called a 360 deal. A 360 deal is a record […]
Is Switching From Keyboard To Piano Hard?
The piano and keyboard are a very vital part of music and are usually the instrument of choice for people looking to learn music. One can even go as far as saying, the piano is the gold standard for instruments. With that said, not everyone will start off with a piano when looking to learn […]
Where Do Music Producers Get Their Sounds?
Being a newbie in the music production world comes with a lot of questions and this is normal. You need to have the right questions because the answer to these questions can help propel you toward a successful career. I’ve spent many years producing music and designing sounds. Therefore this article will uncover where music […]
What Should I Start With When Making A Beat?
Beat Making is a very valuable skill for anyone that is interested in music production. It can make your work a whole lot easier and can provide additional income that you can change for beat making services. With that said, the technical part of beat making can be quite complex leaving most people with a […]
Can A Gaming PC Be Used For Music Production?
In the gaming world, Gaming PC’s are known to be well equipped to handle complex processes that are required to run games. One may wonder whether a gaming PC may work well in music production or not, seeing that audio production requires good systems that can handle processes like recording, mixing and mastering with plugins. […]
Best Books For Mixing And Mastering Audio
Anybody that is involved in the audio production world should have good reference material like books. This is true for beginners that want to have a wealth of information readily available for them to call upon. There are several books that are publicly available for mixing and mastering and they all have their unique elements […]
Are Music Producers Composers?
The music industry has various facets and opportunities for anyone to pick a career path. Amongst these careers are music production and composing. You may wonder then, are music producer’s composers? Some music producers do having composing abilities and some do not. By definition, a music producer or record producer handles the technical aspects of […]
Can You Use An iPad For Music Production?
Technology has pretty much made things very easy in terms workflow. Apple is one of the companies that continues to do right by it’s clientele by offering them superior tech products that make it easier to work with. As a music producer that has been in the industry for over a decade, people often ask […]